October Weekend Events: Looks Like A Boo-tiful Weekend Ahead 10/22-24

If you didn’t get a chance to see the awesome display of color around the High Country these past couple of weeks, there are still some leaves hanging on, but not too sure how much longer! Last weekend brought us some great Autumn scenery and Festivals, and this weekend is no different.

We have a variety of fun, family-friendly activities going on from the Punkin Festival, to our very 1st Holiday Market, to a Harvest Festival, then a Mega (Indoor) Yardsale, to finally a Hallelujah Festival. Lots of great happenings with seasonal weather to take advantage of. All in all, it Looks Like A Boo-tiful Weekend Ahead! Don’t miss it!

Up first is the 5th annual Valle Crucis Punkin Festivalan Old-Fashioned Festival held in the field behind the Mast Store Annex, on Sat., Oct. 23rd, from 11am – 4pm. The festival benefits the Western Youth Network or WYN, and features a plethora of entertainment from old -fashioned festival games, tickets are 3 for $1, baked goods, hot drinks, local music from The Worthless Son-in-Laws and pumpkin carving. For more info call 828-963-6511/ 828-264-5174 or visit www.PunkinFestival.com.

Next is the annual Valle Crucis Elementary School Holiday Market at the school on Sat., Oct. 23rd from 10am-3pm. This is the first Holiday Market of the season! Lots of Vendors will be on site selling Crafts, Food and terrific Gifts.  Get your holiday shopping done early! For info, call 828-963-4712.

Then we have the Beech Mountain Community Center Harvest Festival this Sat., Oct. 23rd, from 6pm until 11pm at the Community Center. This free event host lots of fun activities including Games, Bingo, Food, a Haunted House, a Raffle for prizes and so much more! Come on out and have a great time!

You won’t want to miss the Mountain MEGA Sale, a Fundraising “Garage Sale so BIG we need a Gym”, held at Blowing Rock School on Sat., Oct. 23rd from 8am – 4pm and Sun., Oct. 24th, from 12 noon to 3pm. Proceeds go to benefit the nonprofit agencies of  Mountain Alliance and FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and tax -deductible donations are accepted. Unfortunately, no clothing, large appliances, or electronics and be donated. For more info call 828-295-6385 (Mike Kebelbeck) or 828-406-1549 (Tammie Jolly).

Lastly, come on out to the annual Hallelujah Festival, a Halloween Festival sponsored by Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in Blowing Rock, on Sun., Oct. 24th from 4pm – 6pm.  Activities for this Festival will feature having a Box Maze, Halloween games, Face Painting, a Cake Walk, a Costume Contest, and Lots of Candy! The Festival will be aimed at preschool to elementary school age children, and is located at Rumple, the end of the business district on Main St. beside Glidewell’s.  The event will be in the Fellowship Hall, so please park and enter in the back of the church.  This event is free, and we welcome everyone to come and have some fun! For more info, we are located at 1218 Main St. in Blowing Rock, or call 828-295-7675.

Have lots of Fun this weekend and share your favorite things about this season with us, especially pictures!

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